Men's Field Events Set Pace for Leopards at Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships

Go Leopards! Stephen Ekema-Agbaw was second in the triple jump at the Patriot League Indoor Championships.
Stephen Ekema-Agbaw was second in the triple jump at the Patriot League Indoor Championships.

Feb. 21, 2005

Complete Results

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - Meghan Baker (800m), Tyler Jones (shot put) and Stephen Ekema-Agbaw (triple jump) all brought home second-place finishes to lead Lafayette at the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships, held Feb. 18-20 in Bethlehem. The Leopard men finished fifth, and the women were sixth.

Baker ran the 800 in 2:16.35, a week after equaling the school record with a time of 2:15.36 at The Armory. Jones recorded a distance of 51-4 ¼ in the shot to improve on his fourth-place finish in 2004. Ekema-Agbaw (45-7) and Jeffrey Sejour (45-4 ¼) placed two-three in the triple jump. The duo was three-four in the event last season.

Daria Szkwarko tied her school record in the pole vault with a height of 11-3 ¾ and finished fourth. Jonathan Rowe repeated his third-place showing in the weight throw with a toss of 54-6 ¾, as did James Strada in the 60m dash with a time of 7.05 seconds.

Two freshmen also placed third in their respective events. Thomas Blenk had a time of 8.43 seconds in the finals of the 60m hurdles, and Pamela Glennon placed in the shot put with a distance of 40-3 ¼.

The men's and women's 4x400m relay teams both finished in the top half of the field. The men's squad of Justin Blaum, Gregory Corcoran, Richard Jackson, and Brian Vail was third with a time of 3:28.32. The women's relay, filled by Alison Crowley, Mary Rollyson, Meredith Cohen and Deborah Fink, was fourth in 4:07.60

 

 

Jackson and Vail, both IC4A qualifiers in the 500m, were competing for top three placements before a collision at the final turn knocked them off the pace.

The IC4A and ECAC meets will be held on March 5-6 in Boston.

Team Results (Women)
1. Bucknell - 211.50
2. Navy - 130
3. Army - 115
4. Lehigh - 53
5. American - 48
6. Lafayette - 30
7. Colgate - 29
8. Holy Cross - 3.50

Team Results (Men)
1. Navy - 196
2. Army - 152
3. American - 92
4. Lehigh - 68
5. Lafayette - 49
6. Bucknell - 35
7. Colgate - 19
8. Holy Cross - 9

Women's Results

60m (Prelims)
22. Ashley Sanders - 8.39

200m (Prelims)
12. Vanessa Youngs - 27.07
21. Ashley Sanders - 28.78

400m
8. Meredith Cohen - 1:01.42

500m
8. Deborah Fink - 1:20.29

800m
2. Meghan Baker - 2:16.35
6. Brittany Waldron - 2:20.77

3000m
8. Taryn Landers - 10:35.07
9. Kathleen Schultes - 10:35.92
16. Frances Morro - 10:56.41

5000m
14. Amanda Lalley - 18:59.32
15. Devon Landers - 19:01.30
16. Lindsay Bryant - 19:15.18

60m Hurdles (Semi-finals)
12. Alison Crowley - 9.40

4x400m Relay
4. Lafayette (Alison Crowley, Mary Rollyson, Meredith Cohen, Deborah Fink) - 4:07.60

4x800m Relay
6. Lafayette (Deborah Fink, Meghan Baker, Brittany Waldron, Hannah Tuson) - 9:37.87

Distance Medley Relay
6. Lafayette (Brittany Waldron, Vanessa Youngs, Meghan Baker, Hannah Tuson) - 12:41.60

Pole Vault
4. Daria Szkwarko (11-3 ¾)

Long Jump
6. Emily Cholak (17-0 ¾)

Triple Jump
8. Emily Cholak (36-0 ¾)

Shot Put
3. Pamela Glennon (40-3 ¼)
9. Andrea Cerbie (37-5)
11. Larissa Bellamy (37-2 ½)
12. Ashley Harbin (34-3 ½)

Weight Throw
4. Larissa Bellamy (49-1 ½)
8. Ashley Harbin (46-2 ¾)
14. Andrea Cerbie (41-10 ½)
18. Pamela Glennon (35-8)

Pentathlon
10. Monika Sajduk (2721 points)
11. Leigh Kalinowski (2694 points)

Men's Results

60m
3. James Strada - 7.05
10. Andre Alleyne - 7.21

200m
8. Andre Alleyne - 24.05

500m
14. Richard Jackson - 1:09.49
16. Brian Vail - 1:11.86

Mile
10. Gregory Swiatocha - 4:41.74

3000m
30. Nickolas Baldwin - 9:20.24

5000m
19. Nicholas Birosik - 15:25.88

60m Hurdles (Prelims)
3. Thomas Blenk - 8.54
7. Ever Ruiz - 8.61
9. Daniel Sheehan - 8.75

(Semi-finals)
2. Blenk - 8.42
8. Sheehan - 8.60

(Finals)
3. Blenk - 8.43

4x400m Relay
3. Lafayette (Justin Blaum, Gregory Corcoran, Richard Jackson, Brian Vail) - 3:28.32

4x800m Relay
5. Lafayette (Gregory Corcoran, Matthew Taverna, Alex Wechsler, Brian Vail) - 7:52.22

Distance Medley Relay
7. Lafayette (Tucker Reardon, Thomas Blenk, Peter Reynolds, Matthew Taverna) - 10:38.53

High Jump
6. Adam Callaghan (6-1 ¼)

Long Jump
13. Jeffrey Sejour (20-3 ½)

Triple Jump
2. Stephen Ekema-Agbaw (45-7)
3. Jeffrey Sejour (45-4 ¼)

Shot Put
2. Tyler Jones (51-4 ¼)
7. Andrew Brown (46-10)
10. Michael DeGregorio (45-9 ¼)

Weight Throw
3. Jonathan Rowe (54-6 ¾)
7. Michael DeGregorio (51-7 ¼)

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